Progress Report

January 2014 Highlights

By the Numbers

22

Classes or tours given to 363 students by Undergraduate and Community Services librarians, specialists, and students

158

Items treated by the Preservation Unit

224

Meetings or events hosted by Building Services 

421

Questions answered by Faculty and Graduate Services

1,319

Questions answered by Hale Library Help staff and librarians

2,434

Full-text downloads from New Prairie Press

$2,850

Distributed from the K-State Open Access Publishing Fund to two faculty for author fees to publish in open access journals

6,031

Views of 177 class or research guides

14,385

Items checked out, returned, or renewed at K-State Libraries (Manhattan)

40,423

Individuals visited Hale Library through the 2nd floor public entrance

Selected Accomplishments

The Libraries’ Administrative Team agreed to provide funding to conserve and digitize the first five volumes of letterpress copybooks containing K-State presidential correspondence dating back to 1871.

Kansas Cooks," a new exhibit celebrating the beginning of the K-State Libraries' world-class Cookery Collection, opened in Hale Library's 5th Floor Gallery. 

Laurel Littrell chaired the ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year committee, selecting Tim Bucknall of the University of North Carolina Greensboro as the 2014 Awardee. 

Tony Crawford served on a three-member committee to review papers submitted for the American Council of Consumer Interests’ Applied Consumer Economics Award to be presented to the recipient at the at the ACCI annual meeting.

Tim Watts completed a group of biographies of newly elected congressmen and appointed federal officials for ABC-CLIO’s web site for middle and high school students.

Adriana Gonzalez co-chaired the ACRL 2015 National Conference Scholarships Committee at the Midwinter Meeting of the American Library Association.

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Last updated: 03/18/2014